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Any good books/online courses for writers looking to improve their grammar, sentence structure, etc.?

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"The Elements of Style" by William Strunk Jr.

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“Several short sentences about writing” Verlyn Klinkenborg

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Eats, Shoots, and Leaves

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Seconding The Elements of Style

Anything by Vonnegut.

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I have 20+ more days to LWD and holding offers from couple of companies. Can someone tell me what is the best time to counter offer with IBM as I'm interested to join this.

Thanks

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Have you heard anything about a pharma consulting firm called IDEA Pharma?

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If you had the choice, would you start your career in mid market or large cap PE and why?

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Does anyone watch “The Most Hated Man on The Internet” on Netflix? Was it just me, or do you guys also think the marine guy who bought his site IS a big part of Aonymous, not just having friends in that group? Anonymous no more?

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Knowing I’m going to quit my job tomorrow is so liberating.

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Best books/podcasts on leadership you’ve read/heard? Thank you!

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